Jojo Gronostay is a German-Ghanaian artist born in Hamburg in 1988.

In his practice, he deals with questions of identity and representation, platforms, recycling and the in-between.

His work explores the political and economic structures between Europe and Africa and with platforms such as DWMC, he also created a structure for himself to intervene in these cycles. Thereby examining concepts such as economy or value as well as the exchange of people and goods between the two continents.

Gronostay studied art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna and at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris.


His artworks are visible at Arendt House in the frame of the EMOP (European Month of Photography) 2023 and the exhibition ‘Rethinking Identity’. Jojo Gronostay is the winner of the European Month of Photography Arendt Award 2023.

Artworks

Concrete Louvre, 2021

By Jojo Gronostay

Jojo Gronostay
Concrete Louvre
Series : Brutalism
2021
180x144cm
© The artist and Galerie Hubert Winter / Vienna